Category: Articles

Non-equilibrium Autonomous Maxwell (or not) Demons

Non-equilibrium Autonomous Maxwell (or not) Demons

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Rafael Sánchez, IFIMAC researcher and member of the Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Department. The second law of thermodynamics dictates that a heat engine can generate power provided that it absorbs...

Experimental Realization of a Quantum Dot Energy Harvester

Experimental Realization of a Quantum Dot Energy Harvester

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Rafael Sánchez, IFIMAC researcher and member of Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. We demonstrate experimentally an autonomous nanoscale energy harvester that utilizes the physics of resonant...

A Protein-based Junction Serves as a Current Switch

A Protein-based Junction Serves as a Current Switch

Articles: published in Angewandte Chemie by Juan Carlos Cuevas and Linda A. Zotti, IFIMAC researchers and members of Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Proteins are key biological molecules that are responsible for numerous...

Nanocavity-modified Ground State Chemistry

Articles: published in Angewandte Chemie and Physical Review X by Javier Galego, Clàudia Climent Biescas, Johannes Feist and Francisco J. García-Vidal, IFIMAC researchers and members of Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Over the past...

Towards Deciphering the Physical Code of DNA

Towards Deciphering the Physical Code of DNA

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Rubén Pérez, IFIMAC researcher and member of the Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. The genomic material needs to be precisely organized and access to its information...